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Your best resource for your Eastside Real Estate needs or relocation! Whether itís residential, land, new construction, view or waterfront property, Kitty brings with her many years of client and transactional service. She has a vast working knowledge of the Eastside as well as top-level network affiliations around the Puget Sound area or across the Country! Kitty moved to the Pacific Northwest at the age of 10, and currently lives in Kirkland with her two children, Blair and Brad. Kitty joined The Ballard Team in 2000 after 20 years in sales as a Major Account Executive for AirTouch/Verizon Wireless. She currently works out of the Bellevue West Windermere office.

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The following Home Valuation Tool compiles information on homes in your area based on the address you submit. This process may take a moment to calculate and load your results. The Home Estimator is not a formal appraisal of your homeís value. If you would like a Comparative Market Analysis, please feel free to contact me for a more detailed report.

July 27th, 2016

Our Historic Population Growth

Written by Kitty Ballard

Residents of the greater Seattle area have all been feeling the pressures of population growth over the last several months. Not only are we seeing increased activity in the housing market, but plenty are moving to our area to take advantage of the economy, new technology jobs, quality of life, and more. A new study …

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July 20th, 2016

Market Reviews ... Second Quarter 2016

Written by Kitty Ballard

Our Eastside Market Review and West Bellevue Market Review are both now available for the second quarter of 2016. Eastside Market Review Read the full report online by clicking the image below. West Bellevue Market Review Read the full report online by clicking the image below. …

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July 12th, 2016

Local Market Update – July 2016

Written by Kitty Ballard

Despite an uptick in inventory, home prices hit new records in June yet again. A national study showed that home prices are rising faster in Washington than any other state. While lower interest rates provide some relief for buyers, sellers are the real winners. The increase in inventory indicates that more homeowners are …

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June 29th, 2016

Homebuilder Sentiment Rises in June

Written by Kitty Ballard

As Americans are starting to feel more optimistic about purchasing homes, homebuilders are feeling hopeful about their sales. This is a welcome relief after a weak start to the spring home-selling season. During that time both parties were concerned about their prospects in the housing market. A recent article from The …

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June 15th, 2016

Local Market Update – June 2016

Written by Kitty Ballard

House hunters looking for relief from soaring rents continued to snap up homes at a record pace in May. By one analysis, 80 percent of the homes coming on the market in King and Snohomish counties sold within the first 30 days - many within the first week. With a severe lack of inventory in prime buying season, sellers …

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